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Title
Letter to Henry Laurens, President of Congress [Philadelphia]
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792 (Recipient)
Trumbull, Jonathan (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series VII. The Signers to the Declaration of Independence

The Signers to the Declaration of Independence: Connecticut.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1778-11-16
Place: Lebanon, Conn.
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 927
Genres
Documents
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Physical Description
A. L. S. Endorsed. 1 page. 4o
Description
Introduces John Temple, who has done and suffered much for America; Trumbull has conversed with him when he was returning from Great Britain to Boston via New York, and now on his journey to Philadelphia; he is well acquainted with the men and measures of the British Court.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 275937
Calendar number: EM. 2479
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f8871380-c52f-012f-369f-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1778: Created
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Chicago/Turabian Format

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1778). Letter to Henry Laurens, President of Congress [Philadelphia] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bac0a75c-25ea-b981-e040-e00a18067fd9

Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to Henry Laurens, President of Congress [Philadelphia]